Burgers, fries, nuggets…. Who doesn’t like fast food? The crunchy cheesy bites just overwhelm our taste buds and we experience joy, pleasure and bliss in and through our bodies. It’s one meal we enjoy till the last bite. However fast food has provoked a lot of debate in people – those who eat it and those who advise against it. While the harmful effects are more in limelight, what we tend to ignore is just like all things, there are also two sides of the coin when it comes to fast food.
Keeping that in mind, we decided to focus on the positives rather than the negatives as we bring to you the benefits of having fast food. However don’t let it slip your mind that too much of everything is always bad.
It saves money
Price is a trademark of fast food. You just cannot get your check bounced on a McChicken Burger. If you’re running on a tight budget, fast food is the best solution. We agree that cooking at home with simple ingredients can be a lot cheaper, but do we have that time always?
It saves time
With our hectic lifestyle, we all are in need of a quick meal that can fit into our schedule away from home. And the name ‘fast food’ itself implies that it will be served quickly unlike what restaurants offer. Whatever be the chaos in your life, settling on a drive-through definitely sheds tons of time off your dinner prep. And the reason behind its budget friendly factor is that it can be prepared quickly.
They are healthy options
Fast food is not only about hotdogs, fries and tacos and having it doesn’t necessarily mean fuelling your fats and cholesterol. While we can’t assure you the freshness of a chicken salad (can we if we’re eating out?), we can safely assume that it is far better that your whooper or fries. Whether you’re replacing chips with an apple or fries with salad, you’ll always find nutritious and low-cal options on the menu.
Plethora of choices
For the confused people out there – this could be your worst nightmare. But you just can’t deny it sure beats opening your fridge to a half-carton of milk and a week-old Chinese takeout. Almost all fast food joints offer a hundred different choices thus giving you a variety of choices to satisfy your taste buds’ craving. You can also customize your meal in any way you want even if it means having a Filet-O-Fish with a hot fudge sundae.
It tastes good
The saddest part of gobbling down that savory burger is when you take the last bite. Fast food never fails to leave you wanting more irrespective of the ingredient.